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vi-jñā'na [ vijJAna ]
n. ( ifc. f. ā ) the act of distinguishing or discerning, understanding, comprehending, recognising, intelligence, knowledge, AV. etc.
skill, proficiency, art, Uttamac.
science, doctrine, Suśr.
worldly or profane knowledge ( opposed to jñāna, ' knowledge of the true nature of God ' ), Mn. MBh. etc.
the faculty of discernment or of right judgement, MBh. R. etc.
the organ of knowledge ( = manas ), BhP.
( ifc. ) the understanding of ( a particular meaning ), regarding as, Kāś. on Pāṇ. ii, 3, 17, 66 etc.
( with Buddhists ) consciousness or thought-faculty ( one of the 5 constituent elements or Skandhas, also considered as one of the 6 elements or Dhātus, and as one of the 12 links of the chain of causation ), Dharmas. 22, 42, 58 ( cf. MWB. 102, 109 )
-kanda, m. N. of a man, Cat.
-kāya, m. N. of a Buddhist work
-kṛtsna, n. one of the 10 mystical exercises called Kṛtsnas, Buddh.
-kaumudī, f. N. of a female Buddhist, Cat.
-ghaná, m. pure knowledge, nothing but intelligence, ŚBr. Sarvad.
-taraṃgiṇī, f. N. of a work.
-tā, f. knowledge of ( loc. ), Cāṇ.
-tār´âvalī, f. N. of a work
-tailagarbha, m. Alangium Decapetalum, L.
-deśana, m. a Buddha, L.
-naukā, f. N. of several works
-pati, m. a lord of intelligence, TUp. N. of one who has attained to a particular degree of emancipation, Bādar. Sch.
-pāda m. N. of Vyāsa, L.
-bhairava, °vôddyota-saṃgraha, m. N. of works
-máya, mf ( ī ) n. consisting of knowledge or intelligence, all knowledge, full of intelligence, ŚBr. Up. etc.
°ya-koṣa, m. the sheath consisting of intelligence, the intelligent sheath ( of the soul, accord. to the Vedânta ) or the sheath caused by the understanding being associated with the organs of perception, MW.
-mātṛka, m. ' whose mother is knowledge, ' a Buddha, L.
-yogin, m. = vijñānê`śvara, Col.
-vat, mfn. endowed with intelligence, Up. ChUp. Sch. Kathās.
-vāda, m. the doctrine ( of the Yogâ`cāras ) that only intelligence has reality ( not the objects exterior to us ), Bādar. Sch.
-vādin, mfn. one who affirms that only intelligence has reality. m. a Yogâ`cāra, Sarvad. Buddh.
°nâkala, mfn. = °na-kevala, above, Sarvad.
°nâ`cārya, m. N. of a teacher, Cat.
°nâ`tman, m. N. of an author, ib.
°nântyâ`yatana, n. ( with Buddhists ) N. of a world, Buddh.
°nâmṛta, n. N. of Comm.
°nâ`śrama, m. = °nâ`tman, Cat.
°nâstitva-mātra-vādin, mfn. = °na-vādin, Bādar. Sch.
°nâ`hāra, m. spiritual food as nourishment, L.
°nê`śvarīya, n. a work of Vijñānê`śvara, Cat.
°naika-skandha-vāda, m. = °na-vāda above, Bādar. Sch.
vi-jñānanā [ vijJAnanA ]
f. ( perhaps for °jānanā or °jānatā ) perceiving, understanding, L.
vi-jñānika [ vijJAnika ]
vi-jñānin [ vijJAnin ]
mfn. having intelligence or knowledge or science, clever, skilful, a specialist, Hcar. Kathās. MārkP.
°ni-tā, f. ( ifc. ) science or knowledge of, acquaintance with, Kām.
vi-jñānīya [ vijJAnIya ]
mfn. ( ifc. ) treating of the science or doctrine of, Suśr.